AP POLL ALERT: Villanova stays atop men’s AP Top 25, but No. 2 Virginia gets closer after beating Duke; North Carolina down to 19 and West Virginia drops to 15. And Kentucky is back in. Full poll: https://t.co/nw0logXyjJ pic.twitter.com/VPlKLw4g4d
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It’s been a wild college basketball season which continued this weekend, but the No. 1 team in the nation remains the same in the AP Top 25 poll for Week 13.
On Monday, the updated poll was released with the Villanova Wildcats holding the top spot for the fourth week in a row. Villanova received 47 first-place votes from the pollsters.
No. 2 Virginia held firm behind the Wildcats, but is closing the gap after picking up some first-place votes. No. 3 Purdue also received a first-place vote, while Duke remains at No. 4. Michigan State rounds out the top five after moving up one spot from No. 6 a week ago.
Returning to the top 25 this week was the Kentucky Wildcats, jumping back in at No. 21.
Where does your favorite team stand in the latest rankings?
The full college basketball AP Top 25 Poll can be seen below, with first-place votes in parenthesis:
- Villanova (47)
- Virginia (17)
- Purdue (1)
- Michigan State
- Texas Tech
- Saint Mary’s
- West Virginia
- Wichita State
- Ohio State
- North Carolina
- Rhode Island
- Arizona State